Hearing on China Agricultural Policies

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Hearing on China Agricultural Policies

on April 23rd, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission will hold a public hearing on China Agricultural Policies: Trade, Investment, Safety and Innovation on Thursday, April 26 beginning at 9:00am in the Russell Senate Office Building 328A. The meeting will include discussions from two panels of witnesses who will cover the topics…

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U.S. Section 301 Comments

on April 6th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Trade Representative is seeking public comment on its findings under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 that the Government of China’s policies on technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation are unreasonable and discriminatory. In relation to these findings, the Trade Representative proposes an additional duty of…

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Comments on Deregulation of Herbicide Resistant GE Canola

on March 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is inviting public comment on a petition from BASF Plant Science L.P. (BASF) seeking deregulation of a canola variety genetically engineered (GE) to convert oleic acid to docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), as well as…

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Codex Alimentarius Analysis and Sampling Comments

on March 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration are sponsoring a public meeting on April 6, 2018 to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 39th Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and…

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Trade Finance Advisory Council – Washington, D.C. – February 22

on February 7th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC) will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 22 at the U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave NW, 20230. The meeting will focus on possible recommendations on policies and programs that can increase awareness of, and expand access to, private…

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U.S. ITA Request for Advisory Committee Nominations

on December 15th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The International Trade Administration is requesting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. The Committee advises the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global…

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Canada – U.S. RCC Request for Stakeholder Comments

on November 29th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA is seeking member input on the Government of Canada’s call for suggestions for regulatory cooperation that supports participation in the Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC). Canadians, businesses, and stakeholders have been encouraged to submit suggestions for regulatory reconciliation and cooperation items for federal consideration. Suggestions for regulatory reconciliation should…

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NAPPO RSPM 9 Expert Group Nominations – Due November 17

on November 2nd, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to submit recommendations for individuals to serve on the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) new expert group! This group, pursuant to NAPPO’s 2018 workplan, will help revise the Regional Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (RPM) 9: Authorization of Laboratories for Phytosanitary Testing. Canada, the U.S., and…

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Questionnaire on global ePhyto solutions

on September 26th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to participate in an IPPC questionnaire for businesses, trade operators and global trade flow representatives on the adoption of electronic phytosanitary certificates. The aim of the survey is to gather information from the private sector to support and improve the IPPC-WTO ePhyto project (website here), as…

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USTR Comments on Russia, China and the NTE

on August 9th, 2017 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comments on China and Russia’s obligations and implementation efforts in connection to their accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and requesting assistance with identifying significant trade barriers for preparation of the annual National Trade Estimate report. Russia’s Implementation…

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